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Associate in Science in Fire Service Administration

The Associate in Science in Fire Service Administration is a comprehensive two-year program designed to allow students to apply college credit hours that they have earned from the University of Missouri's Fire & Rescue Training Institute (FRTI) toward their degree. This program is rich in general education courses to facilitate pursuit of a baccalaureate degree and possesses the requisite technical and managerial courses to provide a foundation for leadership in the fire service. All courses with FSAD field codes are offered by the University of Missouri's Fire and Rescue Training Institute and all other courses are offered through Columbia College's Online Campus.

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Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements 27 sem. hrs

  • For a complete list of general education courses click here. For additional information on general education requirements click here.
  • ENGL 112 English Composition II 3 hrs
  • CISS 170 Introduction to Computer Information Systems or 3 hrs
  • CISS 171 Introduction to Computer Information Systems for MAC Users or
  • CISS 176 Introduction to Computer Science
  • COMM 110 Introduction to Speech 3 hrs
  • BIOL 115 Introduction to Environmental Science or 3 hrs
  • ENVS 115 Introduction to Environmental Science
  • CHEM 108 Physical Science Survey or 3 hrs
  • PHYS 108 Physical Science Survey
  • Complete Three Hours in:
  • MATH 150 College Algebra 3 hrs
  • MATH 170 Finite Mathematics 3 hrs
  • MATH 180 Precalculus 3 hrs
  • MATH 201 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 3 hrs
  • NOTE(S): (MATH 226 may sub for MATH 201, if MATH 215 is completed also.)
  • Students must have nine (9) hours selected from the following courses:
  • PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 hrs
  • SOCI 111 General Sociology 3 hrs
  • POSC 111 American National Government 3 hrs
  • HIST 121 American History to 1877 3 hrs
  • HIST 122 American History since 1877 3 hrs

English Composition I 3 sem. hrs

  • ENGL 111 English Composition I 3 hrs

Major Area Requirements 30 sem. hrs

  • ECON 293 Macroeconomics 3 hrs
  • CJAD 345 Ethics & Morality in Criminal Justice or 3 hrs
  • MGMT 368 Business Ethics or
  • PHIL 330 Ethics
  • MGMT 254 Business Communication 3 hrs
  • MGMT 330 Principles of Management 3 hrs
  • FSAD 280 Company Officer Strategies and Tactics 3 hrs
  • FSAD 282 Emergency Services Leadership 3 hrs
  • FSAD 284 Emergency Services Management 3 hrs
  • FSAD 286 Fire Service Science 3 hrs
  • FSAD 288 Principles of Emergency Services, Safety and Survival 3 hrs
  • FSAD 290 Principles of Fire Prevention and Protection Services 3 hrs

Locations

The Associate in Science in Fire Service Administration degree is available online and at the following locations. Select one to view the tuition rate.

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